Hydel and Calabar shine at McKenley-Wint Track and Field Classic
Hydel High girls dominated the track events at the fifth staging of the McKenley-Wint Track and Field Classic at Calabar High on Saturday.
Shanaia Myers began the domination for Hydel High by taking the Girls’ Class 3 80m hurdles in a meet record 1.66 seconds. Habiba Harris of St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) finished second in 11.79. Stephanie Griffiths (11.96) and Jody-Ann Daley (12.06), both from Hydel High, finished third and fourth.
Hydel High girls went on to dominate the sprint hurdles by winning two others of the obstacle races.
Oneika Wilson took the Class 2 100m hurdles in 13.48. Petersfield High’s Alexis James (14.03) and The Queen’s School’s Chrystal Shaw (14.39) finished second and third.
It was a one-two finish for Hydel High in the Girls’ Class 1 100m hurdles as Taffar Rose won in 13.96, well ahead of her teammate Gizel Clayton, who finished second in 14.71. Jaida Knowles of Star Tracker took third place in 14.80 seconds.
Jaida Carey of Immaculate Conception High School denied Hydel High a sweep of the sprint hurdles, winning the Class 4 70m obstacle race in a meet record 10.89 seconds. The Hydel pair of Tihanna Reid (11.10) and Aaliyah Mullings (11.17) were second and third.
Hydel High girls also won three of the 100m finals. They topped Classes 1, 2 and 4.
Shemonique Haze won the Girls’ Class 4 100m in 12.36 seconds. Convent of Mercy Academy’s Amoi Kentish (12.48) and Immaculate Conception ‘s Sheviann Shimm (12.61) finished second and third.
Oneika Wilson took the Girls’ Class 2 100m in 11.99. Alexis James of Petersfield High finished second in 12.11, while Danielle Kent of Papine High came home third in 12.18.
Shenese Walker (11.83) beat the Star Tracker pair of Jaida Knowles and Anthaya Knowles, who both clocked 11.93 seconds, in the Girls’ Class 1 100m.
In the boys’ section, Calabar High stood out in the field with six victories.
Kobe Lawrence easily won the Boys’ Class 2 shot put with an effort of 17.44m. Munro College’s Chavez Grey (13.86m) and Jamaica College’s (JC) Darvioun Rigby (13.11m) finished second and third.
Calabar High took first and third in the Boys’ Class 1 long jump. Jordan Turner won with an effort of 7.48m and Luke Brown finished third with 6.89m. St Jago High’s Kavian Kerr finished second with an effort of 7.10m.
Tarique George handed Calabar victory in the Boys’ Class 1 discus with an effort of 54.97m. Petersfield High’s Nathon Reid (53.52m) and JC’s Shamar Reid (52.64) finished second and third.
Calabar High had a one-two finish in the Boys’ Class 1 shot put through Daniel Bayeshea (16.11m) and Denzs Simmonds (15.89m). JC’s Jordon Edwards finished third with 15.33m.
Calabar High’s Renaldo Savoury (4.20m) beat JC’s Michael Beecher (3.10m) and Kingston College’s Jafer Moore (2.90m) in the Boys’ pole vault open.
Shadane Adamson led home a one-two finish for Calabar in the Boys’ javelin open. Adamson took the victory with an effort of 53.14m, just ahead of Jodayne Harris with 53.09m. JC’s Veayom Joseph finished third with 5.40m.
The Red Hills Road-based boys also secured two victories in the sprint hurdles. David Williams topped the Class 2 110m hurdles in 14.44 and his teammate Zacre Braham clocked 13.66 for victory in the Class 3 100m hurdles
Jordani Woodley of Rusea’s was the Boys' Class 1 110m hurdles winner in 14.15. He beat St Jago’s Damar Marshall, 14.38.
JC won two of the three 400m finals. Tariq Dacres (49.66) in Class 2 and Mark Anthony Miller took Class 3 in 52.27. Rahiem Scott of Rusea’s was the Class 1 winner in 47.68.
In the Boys’ 100m, Jamar Treasure of St Jago High took Class 1 in 10.65; Cranston Alicke of St Elizabeth (10.87) turned back the Calabar High pair of David Lynch (10.96) and Ellado Coltas (11.01) in Class 2, while Jason Bullens of Clan Carthy High clocked 11.38 for victory in Class 3.